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SECTION 871
Action for the removal of encroaching structures
Real Property Actions & Proceedings (RPA) CHAPTER 81, ARTICLE 8
§ 871. Action for the removal of encroaching structures. 1. An action
may be maintained by the owner of any legal estate in land for an
injunction directing the removal of a structure encroaching on such
land. Nothing herein contained shall be construed as limiting the power
of the court in such an action to award damages in an appropriate case
in lieu of an injunction or to render such other judgment as the facts
may justify.

2. This section shall not be deemed to repeal or modify any existing
statute or local law relating to encroaching structures.